Abram, Mike
October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the beet agricultural sector in Great Britain as of October 2008. It mentions that British Sugar is paying full contract prices for every tonne of beet for the season. Such measure leaves growers making sure that not a beet is left in field nor has broken and bruised roots. It discusses steps on how harvesters avoid lifting losses which include having the flails set at 1-1.5 inches (in) of leaf on the biggest beet.


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